Born in Florence, Gianluca Sorrentino began to study singing in Florence and later he perfected himself in Rome with Mirella Parutto.
He made his debut with El Retablo de Maese Pedro at the Trento Festival, and then started singing Mozart (Ferrando -
He was invited at the festival of Glyndebourne to sing as Fenton in Falstaff, recorded by BBC.
He won the As.Li.Co. Competition in Milan, and he sang in Cenerentola-
He has a very busy concertistic activity, with a repertoire that ranges from Schubert to Orff, Britten and Stravinsky.
He has worked with such eminent conductors as: M° Gelmetti, Campori, Renzetti, Severini, Bellugi, Haitink, Pesko and Rovaris singing Cenerentola, L’Italiana in Algeri, Turco in Italia (Narciso), Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Pietra del Paragone, Lucia di Lammermoor (Arturo), La Volpe Astuta (il gallo, l’oste), Convenienze ed Incovenienze Teatrali, Rita, La Rondine (Prunier), Manon Lescaut (Edmondo, Lampionaio), Turandot (Pong), I Quattro Rusteghi (Filipeto), Carmen (Remendado), Nozze di Figaro,Cosi fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Maria di Rohan (Gondì), I Pagliacci (Beppe), Wozzeck (Jude), StreetScene (Lippo Fiorentino), Evgenij Onegin (Triquet).
In 1999 he has sung at the opening of the season at Teatro La Fenice in Venezia, singing in Maria di Rohan, conducted by M° Gelmetti; in the same year he made his debut asConte di Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Napoli (with Leo Nucci), under the conduction of M° Ferro, and he went back to Venezia for La volpe astuta (Příhody lišky Bystroušky ) by Janacek.
In 2000 he sang in Italiana in Algeri at Teatro Regio of Torino with the regie of J. P. Ponnelle and he debuted with the role of Conte d’Almaviva-
In 2001 he performed in Ginevra di Scozia at Teatro Verdi in Trieste and in I Pagliacci at Teatro Regio in Torino, with the direction of F. Zeffirelli.
In 2002, with I Pagliacci, he made his debut at Teatro dell’Opera in Roma; in the same year he made La Fanciulla del West (Harry) at Teatro Massimo, Manon Lescaut( Lampionaio) at Teatro dell’Opera in Rome.
Recently he performed: Don Quichotte (Juan) -
2009: I Racconti di Hoffman (Nathanael) -
2010: I Pagliacci -
2011: Francesca da Rimini (Malatestino) and Salome –Trieste; Traviata – Verona (Arena); Help, help, the Globolinks! by Giancarlo Menotti – Palermo.
2013: Carmen – Trieste; Falstaff (Bardolfo) – Festival Salzburg.
2014: L’occasione fa il ladro (Don Eusebio) and Madama Butterfly (Goro) -
2015: Falstaff -
2016: Falstaff and Fedora -
2017: Elektra and Trovatore -
2018: Un ballo in maschera -
He recorded Turandot (Companion Classics), Carmina Burana (Velut Luna), I Pagliacci in Chieti; I quattro Rusteghi (Arcadia) e The cunning little vixen (La Fenice).